The Latest on Hawaii’s Pre-travel Testing Program

Hawaii’s  pre-travel testing program for Trans-Pacific travelers is still on schedule to launch on Oct. 15, allowing trans-Pacific travelers to bypass quarantine if they test negative for COVID-19 before arriving. While the tests for travelers are slated to be available through Walgreens, CVS, Kaiser Permanente and other partners, some airlines are also rolling out their own testing programs to woo travelers back to air travel. As of October 1, here are the airlines that have announced testing: Alaska Airlines Beginning: Oct. 12 Location: Seattle Alaska Airlines is partnering with healthcare

UPDATE to COVID-19 Pre-Travel Testing Program For Trans-Pacific Travelers

  Aloha everybody, Larry here with Ola Properties with some good news. Yesterday on September 16th, Governor David Ige of Hawaii announced that effective October 15th, the 14-day quarantine for transpacific travelers would no longer be needed if they get a negative COVID test 72 hours prior to arrival. Now, this may sound a bit familiar to you as I think this may be the third time he’s said it and I’m pretty sure that a couple of months ago, I made a very similar video saying very similar things

Kapolei Attractions to Visit in the Summer

With its plentiful beaches, beautiful weather, and friendly locals, Kapolei in the summertime is one of the best island vacations you could ever take. Here are a few Kapolei attractions you’ll want to make some time for while you’re here: Kapolei Attractions – Paradise Cove Beach Paradise Cove Beach is a place of wonder. With shallow, crystal clear waters and abundant local wildlife (sea turtles, seals, and tropical fish galore) you’ll be right up close and personal with all the loveliest parts of Hawaii. Once you arrive, you’ll never want

2018 LPGA LOTTE CHAMPIONSHIP

Ola Properties is proud to again be a housing provider and sponsor of the LPGA Lotte Championship at the Ko Olina Golf Club.  This is the seventh annual, Lotte Championship in Ko Olina and will be the eighth event on the 2018 LPGA Tour and their only stop in the Hawaiian Islands.  It’s a busy time in the resort, with the golfers, their support staffs, TV crews, LPGA staff, the Lotte people and of course spectators.  This year’s event will run from April 11, through the 14th with a Pro-Am

3 MUST DO KO OLINA ACTIVITIES

1. Explore History at Pearl Harbor Hawaii is rich in history and offers many sites and memorials to commemorate past events. Perhaps the most well-known historical occurrence in Hawaii happened on the island of Oahu: the surprise attack of the U.S. military base led by the Japanese forces in 1941, known as the Attack on Pearl Harbor. The attack has gone down in history as one of the most devastating and deadly attacks in American history. Guests interested in learning more about the event and engulfing themselves in the rich history of

3 WATERFALL HIKES ON OAHU ISLAND IN HAWAII

Oahu has plenty to offer, especially if you love being active. With options like surfing, volcano hikes, and historical sites to explore, the options are endless. Lush vegetation and steep climbs fill the island, making it the perfect place for those who love going hiking and burn off all those extra calories from the excellent food. What is a hike without a destination at the end, though? Well, we’ve got three great waterfall hikes on Oahu of varying lengths that all end with breathtaking waterfalls where you could enjoy a

ADVENTURE? TRY THESE TOP OAHU ZIP LINE TOURS

If your idea of an amazing Oahu vacation includes exploration, adventure, and a bit of an adrenaline rush, a zip line tour might be just the thing to try. Whether you’ve done it before or you’ve only thought about it, these top Oahu zip line tours offer amazing views and tons of fun. Coral Crater Adventure Park – Kapolei, HI Coral Crater is the newest zip line hot spot in Oahu, located only about 15 minutes from Ko Olina Resort. Guests can choose to go on the full zip line tour,

BEER IN PARADISE: BEST HAWAII BREWERIES

From sunsets to oceans, Hawaii is a paradise like no other. The islands are home to some of the best microbrews in the world. Enjoy life on island time with these four amazing Hawaii breweries. Beer Lab Ever wondered what would happen if mad genius met microbrew? Wonder no longer! The Beer Lab is a small batch brewery based around the idea of experimentation. Every day on the island is a unique adventure. Your beer should be just as special. Beer Lab utilizes a 7 bbl system to create endless possibilities with

The Best Luau on Oahu

Hawaii is known for its beautiful beaches, stunning sunsets, and rich cultural traditions. This includes the famous Hawaiian luau, an exciting event consisting of a traditional feast, music, and dancing. Thanks to their immense popularity, luaus are easy to find throughout the island of Oahu. However, three specific luaus on Oahu best illustrate the culture and spirit of the Hawaiian islands. #1: Paradise Cove Luau The Paradise Cove Luau is known across Oahu for being one of the best in the state. The luau’s beachfront location in the Ko Olina area makes it

Christmas in Hawaii

5 Reasons to Celebrate Christmas in Oahu, Hawaii 2018 Christmas is a time to celebrate family, tradition, and love. For some, Christmas celebration is filled with icy weather and loads of snow. If you’re one who’s looking for a change to warmer weather, and maybe even some sand, then you can stop searching today! Ola Properties offers Vacation Rentals at all price points to help you and your family combat frostbite without sacrificing any Christmas cheer. From parades and parties to visits from Santa, come join in on the Hawaiian fun